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Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of the workers coming from as far away as hawaii and california. >> right now there's 65,000 primarily linemen and tree cutters. because you've had everything in this situation. you have a situation where you've had a lot of trees come down on top of lines. we have water in the electricity system and the underground system in manhattan. you have two feet of snow in west virginia that you have to clear out before you can get in there. >> reporter: long island fires? >> long island fires, right. >> reporter: this is unbelievable. >> we've had everything but the locusts. >> you can hear more about the restoration efforts this weekend on "platts energy week." it airs sunday morning at 8:00 on wusa 9. >>> you don't have to work for a power company to help those hit hardest. wusa is donating a dollar to the sandy relief fund for every person who likes our facebook page. so please consider logging on and giving us a like. >>> the d.c. government is getting ready for winter at rfk stadium. the mayor joined more than 1,000 workers from the public works and transportation departments. hundreds of driver
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
-old california woman got really lucky twice. here's whyment she woke up $23 million richer after coming forward to claim her fortune months after the winning ticket was purchased. now the woman's daughter bought the ticket in may and gave it to her and she simply forgot about it. the second time she was lucky is because she didn't throw it out by accident. after a newspaper article the mom and daughter found the ticket and claimed the prize, the deadline was november 26th coming up. >> we need that luck mike. we need to bring that on. >>> the time right now is 4:38. somewhat wet morning is expected to give way to a sunny afternoon. that's going to be nice. howard is back in two minutes with your friday forecast. >> at 4:41. to have the nation's largest -- two of the nation's largest retailers in -- are sending financial aid to the sandy relief effort. and the road project could end sooner than expected. more on that at 4:49. >> 9news now just two minutes away. keep it here. >>> 4:40 on this friday morning. another chilly one out there. now we've had some breaks overnight but a little disturbanc
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. power companies from virginia to california have sent equipment and workers to help. >> all this food is being thrown out. >> reporter: the cavalry will arrive a bit too late to save paul nick kapblg's inventory at his restaurant overlooking new york harbor. a six figure loss. you don't seem too upset by this. >> listen, you wrap your wounds and heal and go on. >> reporter: if the power does come back, paul nicaj says he will kate err wedding reception at his restaurant tomorrow, scott, for 150 guests. >> pelley: no power means no gasoline as hundreds of gas stations in new jersey and long island are in the dark. seth doane is in oceanside, new york, where fuel and patience are running out. >> hey! you're not cutting in here. bull (bleep), don't give me that bull (bleep), i've been waiting here four hours! >> reporter: on long island, gas lines are long. >> i was on line. i was on (bleep)ing line and somebody had to pull out of their driveway. >> don't tell me. >> reporter: the line leading to the hess station in rockville center stretched for a mile. steven petricone waited for eight
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
. in fact, yesterday the air force even flew in utility trucks from california to help restore power in the city. right now 1.7 million people are still without power in new jersey. 1.5million in new york. the goal is to have lower manhattan back on the grid by tomorrow. but it's going to take a lot longer for the other boroughs and suburbs to get back online and that's where all of these drews -- crews from virginia are likely going to come into play. they'll be the ones going into the suburbs and boroughs and of course the coastal communities in new jersey because you've seen the damage there. it's going to be a long time before all of the power is restored after sandy. back to you. >> kristin fisher live out at national harbor this morning. we'll talk to you later. thank you. >>> how did sandy affect my couch to 5k training? pretty easy to guess. that's coming up. >> keep us here on tv standing still. still ahead country music power couple takes home some big honors at the cma awards. that's coming up. stay with us. >>> welcome back. 5:35 on this friday morning. thankfully it's fr
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, torching that garage. the thief is still at large. what a mess. over what? >>> a california woman just days away from losing a $23 million jackpot. >> thanks to her daughter she is going to get those winnings. turns out the woman didn't know she had the winning ticket. her daughter recognized her mother from a liquor store surveillance photo in the newspaper, and it turns out the woman had left that winning ticket in the car. the the woman went to her car and she found it just in time. >>> wusa is appealing a decision by the federal communications commission requiring the station to let pro-life independent presidential candidate randall terry buy commercial time. the s pc rules require stations to give reasonable access to the ads for candidates of federal office and terry is on the balance loipt west virginia but not in maryland, virginia, or d.c. in its brief to the fcc wusa argued that its signal does not reach west virginia and therefore it should not be required to run the ad. the commission ruled that wusa's signal reaches enough west virginians to meet the requirements 9news viewed
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
to help and they expect to suck out about 10 million gallons of water. from california, 70 power trucks are being air lifted here to help restore power. but the bottom line, charlie, is the more -- the quicker the power is restored, the sooner congestion will be reduced. charlie, norah? >> jim axle rodriguez, thank you. >>> the cia is fighting back against charges it did not respond to the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. senior intelligence officials say 25 minutes after the first call for help, cia operatives were on their way to rescue the consulate staff. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed in the assault. sharyl attkisson shows new documents. a libyan police officer was shown taking photos before the attack. >>> the jobs report is due out this morning. it could have an impact on the presidential race. wall street expects to see positive numbers. rebecca jarvis is here with a preview. good morning. >> good morning to you. if analysts are on target with their estimates later this morning, we will learn that last month the economy a
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